Dubai. The performance of Punjab Kings may not have been good in IPL 2021. But the captain of the team KL Rahul has performed strongly with the bat. He became the first batsman to score 600 runs in T20 league. He has hit 30 sixes so far. RCB captain Virat Kohli and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma both together have not been able to hit so many sixes. In a match on Thursday, Punjab Kings defeated CSK by 6 wickets. Rahul scored an unbeaten 98 in the match.
KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 98 off 42 balls against CSK. His strike rate was 233, which is very good. He hit 7 fours and 8 sixes. That is, he scored 76 runs from the boundary. Playing first, CSK had scored 134 runs for 6 wickets. Punjab achieved the target for 4 wickets in 13 overs. This is the team’s sixth win in 14 matches. However, even after this, it is difficult for the team to reach the playoffs.
626 runs scored so far
KL Rahul has performed brilliantly in the current IPL season. He has scored 626 runs in 13 matches at an average of 61. Strike rate is 139. Hit 6 fifties. During this, he has hit 48 fours and 30 sixes. On the other hand, when it comes to Virat Kohli, he has hit only 9 sixes while Rohit Sharma has hit 14 sixes. That is, both the batsmen together have been able to hit only 23 sixes, 7 less than KL Rahul. Not only this, both the batsmen are also far behind Rahul in terms of runs. Rohit has scored 363 while Kohli has scored 362 runs.
Scored more than 600 runs for the third time
Talking about KL Rahul’s IPL career, so far he has scored 3273 runs in 94 matches at an average of 47. Has scored 2 centuries and 27 half-centuries. Strike rate is 136. He has managed to score more than 500 runs in the fourth consecutive season. He has scored more than 600 runs 3 times. Earlier, he scored 670 runs in 2020 and 659 in 2018.